Copyright - Digital Images

Digital Images for teaching and research are available from licensed digital image collections and from freely available digital collections online.

Digital Images from Licensed Library Resources:
Link to our licensed digital image collections

Images from ARTstor can be used for classroom instruction and related classroom activities, student assignments and research, research activities of faculty, public display or public performance as part of a noncommercial scholarly or education presentation, in research and dissertations. Uses of images not permitted by ARTstor include: commercial - such as scholarly publications available for purchase, public performances, as well as adaptation of images for derivative works. 

The Fine Arts Digital Imaging System (FADIS) is a collection of images and multi-media for use by the faculty of Emily Carr University.

Emily Carr Art + Design Digital Image Collection

The Library’s Art and Design Image Collection is a growing collection of digital images that are licensed for all teaching and learning purposes at the Emily Carr University. ECU faculty, staff and currently enrolled students may display, download or print the image without limitation for teaching and research purposes only.

For more information on citing digital images, consult the library’s citation guide.

Digital Images in the Public Domain
The Education Society, provides an overview of how to determine the copyright status of images on the Internet.